Zaragoza

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Zaragoza
Saragossa
Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar y río Ebro
La Seo del Salvador
Exterior ábside de la Seo del Salvador
Palacio de la Aljafería
Gran Vía de Zaragoza
Torre del Agua (Expo 2008)
World Trade Center Zaragoza y Centro Comercial Grancasa
From top to bottom: Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, La Seo, La Seo exterior, La Aljafería Palace, Building, Torre del agua, Centro Comercial Gran Casa y WTCZ
Flag of Zaragoza
Coat of arms of Zaragoza
Nickname(s): 
The Florence of Spain[1]
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Coordinates: 41°39′N 0°53′W / 41.650°N 0.883°W / 41.650; -0.883Coordinates: 41°39′N 0°53′W / 41.650°N 0.883°W / 41.650; -0.883
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceZaragoza
ComarcaZaragoza
DistrictsCentro, Casco Histórico, Delicias, Universidad, San José, Las Fuentes, La Almozara, Oliver-Valdefierro, Torrero-La Paz, Actur-Rey Fernando, El Rabal, Casablanca, Santa Isabel, Miralbueno, Sur, Distrito Rural
Government
 • TypeAyuntamiento
 • BodyAyuntamiento de Zaragoza [es]
 • MayorJorge Azcón (People's Party)
Area
 • Total973.78 km2 (375.98 sq mi)
Elevation
243 m (797 ft)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total675,301
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Zaragozan
(Zaragozano) (male)
(Zaragozana) (female)
Time zoneCET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (GMT +2)
Postal codes
50001–50022
ISO 3166-2ES-Z
Websitewww.zaragoza.es
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Zaragoza (sometimes called Saragossa in English) is the capital of Aragon, in the Ebro Valley, in the crossroad from Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, and Bilbao. The population is 643,000. The most important monument is the Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar).

Zaragoza has a cold semi-arid climate (BSk in the Köppen climate classification) with hot summers and cool winters.

References[change | change source]

  1. Martí Font, J. M. (2017). La España de las ciudades: El Estado frente a la sociedad urbana (in Spanish). ED Libros. ISBN 9788461799220.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.